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Easter Wax on Cera Semana Santa Granada Spain blog

The Semana Santa of Granada was declared an International interest in 2009. Easter has a special significance in Andalusia and there are many traditions surrounding Holy week. The traditional Semana Santa processions attract huge crowds particularly in Seville, Malaga and

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Spanish Churros Lazos

Spanish Churros On the 7th Series of the Great British Bake Off (Series 7 Ep.4) the showstopper challenge was Spanish Churros. I noticed quite a few blips when they talked about Churros throughout the programme. The trend for churros in

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Granada Town Hall Christmas 2018 Navidad Ayuntamiento

New Years Eve in Granada Celebrating New Years Eve in Granada is generally a family affair. The most typical spot is Plaza del Carmen, the square outside Granada´s Town Hall. The Local Granada council organises live music and fireworks in

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Museo de Belenes Mollina Nativity in Spain

At this time of your in the UK, USA or other European countries Christmas light switch on is a big event. Often celebrated with a local celebrity to push the button. In Spain and Western Europe the Nativity Scene is

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Christmas Lights in Granada Spain 2019

Granada Christmas festivities begin around the 1st of December and end on the 6th of January. According to Spanish tradition, the big celebration is actually Epiphany with the three kings bringing gifts on January the 6th. So the Spanish Navidad

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Mezquita Cordoba Mosque Spain

Cordoba Andalucia Cordoba Spain is a historic city in Andalusia, Southern Spain. With four UNESCO World Heritage Sites it is the first city to have such recognition, beating Rome or Paris. Due to its location Cordoba is a good place

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Aubergines with Honey Cordoba Food in Spain

 Where to Eat: Cordoba, Spain Cordoba is such a pretty city. Having visited many times since 2006 I now take a closer look at Cordoba Restaurants and its local Food. This time to discover Cordoba more in depth. I specifically visited

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Expat Gifts Luxury Christmas British Hamper

Planning ahead of time at Christmas keeps the chaos at bay. Especially Expat gifts or for friends and family living abroad. Arranging gifts early for pre Christmas delivery keeps stress levels down. You can also take your time to compare

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Plaza Nueva Granada Spain

In case of an Emergency Granada Spain here are some tips and advice When visitors are planning their trip to Granada they often ask me about the safety in the city. Granada has a population of 232 770 (2017) and it´s located

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Antequera Spain by piccavey

Although I have been to Antequera many times. It has taken a while to actually discover everything that this Malaga town has to offer. In November 2017 I revisited Antequera to see the Alcazaba which I not be able to

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